Jaidev Bapat (UCSD)
Project: "Exploring the Effects of Heterozygous Deletions of the BECN1 and MAP1LC3B Genes in Ovarian Cancer Cells"
Mentor: Dwayne Stupack, Pathology/Reproductive Medicine
Alyssa Bowlsby (CSU, Chico)
Project: "Formation of Dimeric Antagonists as a Novel Treatment for Chronic Myeloid Leukemia"
Mentor: Carolynn Arpin, Chemistry and Biochemistry; Natural Sciences
Trista R. Campbell, MSN, RN, CPHQ (USD Hahn School of Nursing & Health Science)
Project: "Assessing Engagement Readiness of Informal Caregivers Caring for Patients with a Dual Diagnosis of a Stroke and Dementia"
Mentor: Jane Georges
Sima Chokr (CSU, Long Beach)
Project: "The OFQ-ORL-1 system mediates Tamoxifen and ICI-182, 780 facilitation of lordosis via GPER"
Mentor: Kevin Sinchak, Biological Sciences; Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Karina Hernandez (CSU, Fresno)
Project: "The effect of bisphosphonate drugs on metastatic breast cancer in a 3D culture model"
Mentor: Jason Bush, Biology/Science & Mathematics
Emily Judd (UCSD)
Project: "Chronobiological Interventions for the Treatment of Major Depression in Pregnant and Postpartum Women "
Mentor: Barbara Parry, Psyhchiatry
Sa La Kim (CSU, Northridge)
Project: "The Role of ITGA1 in Pancreatic Cancer"
Mentor: Jonathan Kelber, Biology/Science and Mathematics
Kelly Leavitt (CSU, San Luis Obispo)
Project: "Effects of hormonal contraceptive use on the human gut microbiome and specifically Escherichia coli: A pilot study"
Mentor: Alejandra Yep, Biological Sciences
Tiffany Lee (UCSD)
Project: "Dissecting the Molecular Basis of Breast Cancer Metastasis Dormancy"
Mentor: Jing Yang, Pharmacology/Pediatrics
Noelle Lipkin Leveque, PhD(c), DNP, FNP-C (USD Hahn School of Nursing & Health Science)
Project: "The Nursing Response to Human Trafficking"
Mentor: Cynthia Connelly
Karl Liboro (CSU, Los Angeles)
Project: "Effect of Bacteriocin-like peptide, pentocin TV35b, from Lactobacillus pentosus on Candida albicans biofilm formation"
Mentor: Hyunsook Park, Biological Sciences/Natural and Social Sciences
Jonathan Pham (UCSD)
Project: "Role of Sirt1 during Mouse Trophoblast Injury"
Mentor: Mana Parast, Pathology
Lorena Sosa (SDSU)
Project: "Testing Resistance to Protease Inhibitors from Patients HIV-1 Isolates Utilizing a Cell-Based Platform"
Mentor: Roland Wolkowicz, Biology/Sciences
Brandon Strong (CSU, San Luis Obispo)
Project: "Point-of-Care Diagnostic Device for the Quantitative Analysis of Human Estradiol"
Mentor: Nathaniel Martinez, Biological Sciences
Alan Tran (CSU, San José)
Project: "An Investigation into the Effects of Sensory Activity on Neural Circuits"
Mentor: Miri VanHoven, Biological Sciences
Cory Vierra (CSU, Sacramento)
Project: "Synthesis and Optimization of Hexavalent Glycodendrimers as Anti-HIV Agents"
Mentor: Katherine McReynolds, Chemistry/Natural Science and Mathematics
Brandy White (CSU, Fresno)
Project: "Small Molecule Binding Sites Explored in Variable Heavy Chain Antibodies"
Mentor: Cory Brooks, Chemistry
Kevin White (SDSU)
Project: "An in vitro Investigation on Proliferation, Survival, and Differential Potential of CardioClusters"
Mentor: Mark Sussman, Biology